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  Hugh Capet of France - Biocrawler
From 978 to 986, Hugh Capet allied himself with the German emperors Otto II and Otto III and with archbishop Adalbero of Reims to dominate the weak Carolingian king, Lothair.
Hugh Capet married Adelaide of Aquitaine (952-1004), daughter of Duke William III of Aquitaine.
Hugh Capet died on October 24, 996 in Paris, and was interred in the Saint Denis Basilica.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Hugh Capet of France
Hugh Capet (French Hugues Capet) (938 - October 24, 996) was King of France from 987 to 996.
As such, Hugh Capet's reign was marked by numerous power struggles, both with the Roman Catholic Church and the vassals on the borders of the Seine and the Loire.
King Hugh Capet died on October 24, 996 in Paris, and was interred in the Saint Denis Basilica.
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  Hugh Capet of France
Hugh Capet (French Hugues Capet) (938 - October 24, 996) was King of France from 987 to 996.
As such, Hugh Capet's reign was marked by numerous power struggles, both with the Roman Catholic Church and the vassals on the borders of the Seine and the Loire.
King Hugh Capet died on October 24, 996 in Paris, and was interred in the Saint Denis Basilica.
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 Hugh Capet of France - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Hugh Capet (French: Hugues Capet) (c.940 – October 24, 996) was King of France from 987 to 996.
From 978 to 986, Hugh Capet allied himself with the German emperors Otto II and Otto III and with archbishop Adalberon of Reims to dominate the weak Carolingian king, Lothair.
Hugh Capet died on October 24, 996 in Paris, and was interred in the Saint Denis Basilica.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Hugh Capet descended from the Robertians and is the son of Hugh the Great, Duke of France, and Hedwige of Saxony, daughter of the German king Henry the Fowler, Hugh was born about 940.
From 978 to 986, Hugh Capet allied himself with the German emperors Otto II and Otto III and with Archbishop Adalberon of Reims to dominate the Carolingian king, Lothair.
Hugh Capet died on 24 October 996 in Paris and was interred in the Saint Denis Basilica.
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 Hugh Capet of France Information
From 978 to 986, Hugh Capet allied himself with the German emperors Otto II and Otto III and with archbishop Adalberon of Reims to dominate the weak Carolingian king, Lothair.
While Hugh Capet's military power was limited and he had to seek military aid from Richard I of Normandy, his unanimous election as king gave him great moral authority and influence.
Hugh Capet married Adelaide of Aquitaine (952–1004), daughter of Duke William III of Aquitaine.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: France   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The 22 régions and 96 départements of metropolitan France.
France is divided into 26 administrative régions: 22 are in metropolitan France (21 are on the continental part of metropolitan France; one is the "territorial collectivity" of Corse, on the island of Corsica, commonly referred to as a région in common speech), and four are overseas régions.
In 2003, France's natural population growth (excluding immigration) was responsible for almost all the natural growth in European population: the population of the European Union increased by 216,000 inhabitants (without immigration), of which 211,000 was the increase in France's population alone, and 5,000 was the increase in all the other countries of the EU combined.
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 Hugh Capet - LoveToKnow 1911
Hugh was worsted during the earlier part of this struggle, and was in serious straits, until he was saved by the wiles of his partisan Adalberon, bishop of Laon, who in 991 treacherously seized Charles and handed him over to the king.
Hugh and his bishops remained firm, and the dispute was still in progress when the king died at Paris on the 24th of October 996.
Hugh was a devoted son of the church, to which, it is not too much to say, he owed his throne.
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 Louis Capet | Hugues Capet | Capet Quartet | Capetian France | Capetian Dynasty | Capetian | Hugh Capet
He was the son of Hugh the Great, Duke of Francia, the grand-nephew of Eudes, Count of Paris and King of France (888-98), the grandson of Robert I, King of France (922-3), and the nephew of Raoul, King of France (923-6).
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 Hugh Capet
Hugh supported his royal suzerain when Lothair and the emperor Otto II fought for the possession of Lorraine; but chagrined at the king's conduct in making peace in 980, he went to Rome to conclude an alliance with Otto.
Hugh was worsted during the earlier part of this struggle, and was in serious straits, until he was saved by the wiles of his partisan Adalberon, Bishop of Laon, who in 991 treacherously seized Charles and handed him over to the king.
Hugh and his bishops remained firm, and the dispute was still in progress when the king died at Paris on the 24th of October 996.
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 Hugh Capet of France
From 978 to 986 Hugh was allied with the German emperors Otto II and Otto III and with Adalbero, archbishop of Reims, in political intrigues against the Carolingian king.
By 985 Hugh was actually the ruler in all but title; and, after the brief reign of Lothair's son, Louis V (986-987), Hugh was elected king of France in May 987 by the assembly of Frankish magnates.
Hugh's reign was marked by the unavailing efforts of Charles of Lorraine (imprisoned 991) to assert himself and by continual conflict between Eudes I, count of Blois, and Fulk Nerra of Anjou, whom Hugh later supported.
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 Hugh Capet of France at AllExperts
Hugh Capet (French: Hugues Capet) (938 – October 24, 996) was King of France from 987 to 996.
His paternal grandparents were Robert I of France and Beatrix of Vermandois, daughter of Herbert I of Vermandois.
Hugh Capet married Adelaide of Aquitaine (952â€"1004), daughter of Duke William III of Aquitaine.
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 Hugh Capet of France Details, Meaning Hugh Capet of France Article and Explanation Guide
From 978 to 986, Hugh allied himself with the German emperors Otto II and Otto III and with archbishop Adalbero of Reims to dominate the weak Carolingian king, Lothair.
Beyond his realm, the investiture and then deposition of Arnulf, nephew of the duke of Lorraine, as archbishop of Reims involved the king and bishops in conflict with Pope John XV that was not yet resolved with Hugh's death in 996.
Hugh Capet married Adelaide of Aquitaine (952-1004), daughter of duke William III of Aquitaine.
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 999 France
Metropolitan France possesses a large variety of landscapes, ranging from coastal plains in the north and west, where France borders the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, to the Pyrenees mountains in the south-west and the Alps in the south-east, the latter containing the highest point in western Europe, Mont Blanc at 4810 m.
France has 26 r©gions: 21 of these are in the continental part of metropolitan France, one is Corse on the island of Corsica (although strictly speaking Corse is in fact a "territorial collectivity", not a r©gion, but is referred to as a r©gion in common speech), 4 are overseas.
In 2003, France's natural population growth (excluding immigration) was responsible for almost all the natural growth in European population: the population of the European Union increased by 216,000 inhabitants (without immigration), of which 211,000 was the increase in France's population alone, and 5,000 was the increase in all the other countries of the EU combined.
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 Vol I File 7: The Paternal Ancestry of Homer Beers James
Hugh Capet was a descendant of Louis I., the Debonaire, King of France, through his daughter, Gisele.
Hugh, associated to the throne as co-king, 1016-1025, died in 1025.
Isabella of France, born in 1223, promised in marriage to Hugh, son of Count Hugh of Lusignan, but eventually a nun, and later the Abbess of the convent of Clarisses in Longchamp, where she died in 1269.
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 Hugh CAPET "King of France"
From 978 to 986 Hugh was allied with the German emperors Otto II and Otto III and with Adalbero, archbishop of Reims, in political intrigues against the Carolingian king.
By 985 Hugh was actually the ruler in all but title; and, after the brief reign of Lothair's son, Louis V (986-987), Hugh was elected king of France in May 987 by the assembly of Frankish magnates.
Hugh's reign was marked by the unavailing efforts of Charles of Lorraine (imprisoned 991) to assert himself and by continual conflict between Eudes I, count of Blois, and Fulk Nerra of Anjou, whom Hugh later supported.
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 XIII. Feudal France And Hugh Capet Page 6
Hugh Capet was head of the family which was the most illustrious in his time and closest to the throne, on which the personal merits of Counts Eudes and Robert had already twice seated it.
In view of the Roman rather than Germanic pretensions of the Carlovingian heirs and of their admitted decay, the rise of Hugh Capet was the natural consequence of the principal facts as well as of the manners of the period, and the crowning manifestation of the new social condition in France, that is, feudalism.
Hugh possessed that intelligent and patient moderation, which, when a position is once acquired, is the best pledge of continuance.
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Charlemagne's descendants ruled France until 987, when Hugh Capet, Duke of France and Count of Paris, was crowned King of France.
In recent decades, France's reconciliation and cooperation with Germany have proved central to the political and economic integration of Europe, including the introduction of the Euro in January 1999.
France has been at the forefront of European states seeking to exploit the momentum of monetary union to advance the creation of a more unified and capable European political, defence and security apparatus.
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 France History
Hugh Capet was elected to the throne of France, this way the Carolingian dynasty ended and the Capetian Dynasty begun.
With the marriage of Eleanor of Aquitaine, who was married before with king Louis VII of France and the get married with Henry II of England, there was yielded most of the western part of France to the British Wreath.
France become a centralized state where was established an absolute monarchy having the doctrine of the Divine Right of Kings and the explicit support of the established Church.
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 Hugh Capet: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library
He was the son of Hugh the Great, to whose vast territories he succeeded in 956.
HUGH CAPET ka pit, kap it, c.938 996, king of France...first of the Capetians.
ROBERT II, king of France (Robert the Pious), 970 1031, king of France (996 1031); son of Hugh Capet, with whom he was joint king after 987.
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 Register Report
Hugh Capet King of France was born in 938.
Hugh Capet (circa 938-96), king of Franc e, and founder of the Capetian dynasty, son of Hugh the Great, count of Par is, whom he succeeded in 956.
His son, HUGH CAPET, from whom the dynasty was to take its name, lost control of Anjou and Blois-- key sections of the family domain--to subordinate counts, but in 987 he was e lected king of France in preference to the CAROLINGIAN claimant, Charles, duk e of Lorraine.
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 Sun Kings and Revolution: The Story of France   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The ability of France to survive centuries of dramatic events is proof that the "environmental" theory of the rise and fall of civilizations is false.
France's revival under Charles VII (1422-1461) was begun by a peasant, Joan of Arc, whose leadership inspired the French.
The reign of Henry IV after 1598 was for France a period of recovery from the devastation and disruption of the Wars of Religion and the beginning of renewed economic growth.
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 Saint King Louis IX Capet of France - Holy Roman Emperor Henry V Franconia
King Louis VII Capet (the Younger) of France was born in 1119/20 in Reims, Marne, France.
She was married to Saint King Louis IX Capet of France on 27 May 1234.
Princess Marie Capet of France was born in 1145.
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 The Bailey Family   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Henry I (of France) (circa 1008-60), king of France (1031-60), son of King Robert II and grandson of Hugh Capet, founder of the Capetian dynasty.
Hugh Capet (circa 938-96), king of France, and founder of the Capetian dynasty, son of Hugh the Great, count of Paris, whom he succeeded in 956.
Isabelle Princess Of FRANCE was born on 2 Mar 1242 in Poissy, Yvelines, France.
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